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The Week Ahead

Tuesday, January 16

  • The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Recorded votes will be at 6:30 p.m. on noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • Unless Congress acts, the federal government will shut down at midnight this Friday.
  • Key votes of the week will include consideration of H.R. 2954, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act, which would harm efforts to identify and stop discriminatory lending and violations of fair housing laws; and H.R. 4712, the so-called Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, legislation designed to discourage doctors from providing comprehensive reproductive health services.
  • 7:00 PM: The Louisville Cardinals Men’s Basketball team takes on Notre Dame. Go Cards!

Wednesday, January 17

  • Members of the Democratic Caucus will meet to discuss legislative strategy.
  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate, 12:00 p.m. for legislative business, and is expected to begin consideration of H.R. 2954, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act.

Thursday, January 18

  • 8:00 AM: The Democratic Policy and Communications Committee will meet to discuss Democratic messaging priorities.
  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate, 12:00 p.m. for legislative business, and is expected to consider H.R. 4712, the so-called Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with a group of University of Louisville professors visiting Washington for the 2018 Higher Education Consortium for Special Education Summit.
  • Additional visitors to the office include local representatives of the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors.
  • 7:00 PM: The undefeated Louisville Cardinals Women’s Basketball team takes on Pittsburgh. Go Cards!

Friday, January 19

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and is expected to complete consideration of all legislation for the week.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will introduce a Constitutional amendment to curb the influence of money in politics. The amendment will override key elements of the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions.